Selborne Primary School

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Selborne Primary school was awarded Outstanding during their last full inspection in 2017.

Click here to see our recent outstanding report

Ealing Learning Partnership (ELP) is a partnership between schools and the council to promote educational excellence and wellbeing for all learners through collaboration and innovation.
The Healthy Schools Ealing award isfor schools to recognise their achievements in supporting the health and wellbeing of their pupils. Selborne has achieved the platinum award  as we have shared our learning from the Silver and Gold award with other schools.

Selborne Primary have continually connected their work on STARS with Eco-Schools and Healthy Schools. They have Silver Eco-School status and Platinum for Healthy Schools London.

Their Eco-Schools portfolio includes collection of air pollution data, whole school air pollution days and anti-idling campaigns. They have raised awareness of anti-idling through a campaign they developed and delivered themselves Details ( At a later date, they joined and fully embraced the ‘Engines Off’ initiative organised by the Mayor of London and successfully engaged the community in anti-idling.

Active travel plays a big part in their school ethos and fits into all areas of the day to day activities of the school. School staff use their initiative, they work independently and regularly organise activities to support their STARS and aims to increase active travel and improve road safety, with a link to their Eco-School and Healthy Schools campaigns.

Mrs Shilling, headteacher of Selborne Primary School, was declared London’s headteacher of the year 2019 – and also headteacher of the year for the Ealing and Hillingdon area. The London Teacher of the Year Awards 2019 were presented at an event organised by educational charity Inspire Schools.

Prash Mehta, who is chair governor at the school, said: “To be recognised as the best headteacher in London is a fantastic and well-deserved achievement for Mrs Shilling. She is an outstanding leader at Selborne and, with the support of teachers, staff and governors over the last few years, has turned the school around to be Ofsted graded as ‘outstanding’ and has had a hugely positive impact on the local community.”

Maria Adan, co-chair of Selborne’s parent-teacher association added; “We are all so very proud that she has been given this award. This award recognises the tireless efforts that our amazing headteacher puts in to keeping our school ‘outstanding’.”